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ELLIPTICAL
OWNER'S MANUAL
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    ELLIPTICAL OWNER'S MANUAL...

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    CONGRATULATIONS! Thank you for making the Schwinn ® elliptical trainer a part of your exercise and fitness activities. For years to come, you'll be able to rely on Schwinn ® craftsmanship and durability as you pursue your personal fitness goals.

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    Safety Precautions ... Important Safety Instructions Safety Warning Labels ... Features Operation How to use the Schwinn ® elliptical trainer ... 10 How to use the Schwinn®elliptical Maintenance Moving your Schwinn ® elliptical trainer ... 23 Leveling your Schwinn ® elliptical trainer...

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    IMPORTANT SAFETY Thefollowing definition appliesto the word "Warning" foundthroughoutthis manual: "'!'" PRIOR TO USING THiS EQUIPMENT, OBSERVETHE FOLLOWING WARNINGS: Read and understand the complete Owner's Manual. Read and understand all Warnings on this machine. Keep children away from this machine and/or supervise them closely if they are near the machine or present during its operation.

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    12.The recomended minimum clearance required around each Elliptical machine for access to passage around and emergency dismount shall be stated. The minimum dimensions are to be 0.5m (19.7inches) on each side of the Elliptical. 13. Keep the foot pedals clean and dry. 14.

  • Page 6: Safety Warning Labels

    SAFETY WARNING LABELS BEFORE USINGYOURPRODUCT: T he following warning label is located on the Schwinn Elliptical Trainer Model 430.Please read all safety precau- tions and warning informationprior to using your product. Be sure to replace any warning label if damaged, illegibleor missing. If you do not have, or cannot find, or need to replace a warning label, please call 1-800- 864-1270to obtain a new label.

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    Location: Affixed to the console mast just belowthe computer. Label Model 430...

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    SCHW|NN ® BiOFiT COMFORT SYSTEM The unique and revolutionary Schwinn ® BioFit Comfort System is designed specifically to ensure that each point of contact and user- interface with the elliptical trainer provides the user with proper ergo- nemic and hie-mechanical positioning, superior comfort, the ultimate in...

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    mTheSchwinn ® Bioglide chanically designed linkages to provide a comfortable movement of the foot throughout Other features: m Multi-program and feature-packed computer with 16 levels of resistance will keep you motivated and help you achieve your fitness goals m Grip heart rate for monitoring your workouts m Small footprint fits easily into most spaces in your home The 25 lb.

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    SCHW|NN ® ELLiPTiCALTRAiNER Plug the AC adapter into the lower front of the machine. To start using your Schwinn ® elliptical trainer, stand on the foot pedals, with the front of your shoes close to the front edge of the foot platform.

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    The following sections will describe how to utilize the many functions ual accessible for future reference, as you will want to experiment with the various functions while you become familiar with the elliptical trainer. is equipped with...

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    Display Within the LCD display the computer features a "message center" that prompts you to input specific data and values to make the elliptical trainer easy to operate and gets you to your workout quickly. center. This display is divided into sections that andTIME, RPM and represent the highest level.

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    USING THE 430 COMPUTER LCD Display Descriptions TIME Displays the workoutTIME. TIME you entered remaining INTERVALTIME Displays the INTERVALTIME, showing next column, Displays the current WATTS Displays the current level. AWATT fact 1 horsepower DISTANCE Displays the estimated PULSE Displays...

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    "ENTER PROGRAM" mode. m Gdp Heart Rate This Schwinn ® elliptical trainer is equipped with grip heart rate sensors located on the handlebars. hands so the computer mation detected by the grip heart rate sensors for many of the software features.

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    SOFTWARE FEATURES Quick Start: This is a "one-touch" way of starting 1 Manual Program: You manually adjust the resistance level during your workout to make the program easier or more challenging. 6 Profile programs: The computer offers a variety of fun and exciting profile programs to keep you motivated and on track to achieving your fitness goals: Profile Program 1 Ride in the Park Profile Program 2 Plateau...

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    There are limitations however. others who have a muscular build. It may also underestimate older persons and others who have lost muscle mass. When choosing the BMI program you will be prompted to enter your height and weight and the computer will calculate and display your Body Mass Index.

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    on the display will blink. This message will show for 5 seconds, then the Program will resume. You must see your heart rate on the display and then you must push the RECOVERY button again to perform the test. HelpfulTip: For a more relevant score, try to obtain a steady heart rate for 3 minutes before pressing the RECOVERY button.

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    iMPORTANT Things You Should The values calculated or measured by the computer are for exercise reference purposes only, NOT FOR MEDICAL PUR- POSES. Please consult your physician before starting any exercise program. He or she can help establish the exercise frequency, intensity, (including determining your maximum minimum heart rate and target heart rate zones) and the exercise...

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    CONSOLE OPERATION m Console Operation - Quick Start QUICK START: Press QUICK START to take you immediately to the Manual program. Resistance level will be Level 1. Time will start from 00:00 and count up. Changing Levels: You can increase pressing the UP or DOWN To STOP or PAUSE the program:...

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    To STOP or PAUSE the program: stop or pause your workout. PRESS START". Then if you press the RESULTS button the computer will show your workout results and end the program, or if you press START / PAUSE the computer will resume the program where you left off. Console Operation - Selecting...

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    scroll through the display by using the UP or DOWN buttons until you reach "CALORIE GOAl" then press ENTER. Enter Calories: You will then be prompted in the alphanumeric "ENTER CALS". Select the desired Calories to burn by using the UP or DOWN buttons and then press ENTER to confirm your selection.

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    Enter Weight: You will then be prompted in the alphanumeric display to "ENTRWEIGHT (Ibs. or kgs)". Select the appropriate weight by using the UP or DOWN buttons and then press ENTER to confirm your selection. Enter Height: You will then be prompted in the alphanumeric display to "ENTRHEIGHT (in.

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    Use a damp cloth to wipe your elliptical trainer and computer Inspect the elliptical trainer before each use. Replace all parts at the first sign of wear or damage. Call your authorized Schwinn ® Fitness products distributor if you have any questions on the proper use or maintenance of this equipment or contact Nautilus Customer Service at 1-800-NAUTILUS (628- 8458).

  • Page 24: Fitness Guidelines, Exercise And Health, Your New Home Fitness Program

    FITNESS GUiDELiNES Exercise and Health It is not a secret that lack of exercise is increasingly becoming a major health issue. Obesity is on the rise, and being overweight can contribute to an increased risk in heart attack, diabetes, high blood pressure and other life threatening illnesses. Most people de not get enough activity during the day to make up for the time they spend at their desks, driving their cars or sitting in front of their televisions.

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    STEPS TO GETTING Once you have made the commitment some suggestions that may help you stay motivated. The first step is the most difficult. first, but it can be done. Be patient, and plan to start slow and easy. Less is more when you are first starting out ...

  • Page 26: Components Of Fitness, Cardiovascular Fitness, Muscular Strength

    For example, you might try using your Schwinn® elliptical trainer for a sched- uled, moderate level workout for 20 - 30 minutes on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday (see the intensity on how hard to workout).

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    We have learned through a variety of studies that those individuals who just train aerobically (without strength training) do maintain their cardiovascular endurance over the years, but they generally lose lean muscle mass as they get older. However, those individuals who combine strength training and cardiovascular training can maintain their lean body mass as they get older.

  • Page 28: Nutrition, Understand Caloric Balance, Drink Water

    NUTRiTiON Of course, every good health and fitness program will also include a good nutrition component. Good nutrition is likely the most important factor in maintaining ideal body weight and managing weight loss. There are a variety of schools of thought regarding which nutrition program, diet or eating plan is best.

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    MONiTORiNG YOUR iNTENSiTY When you are doing cardiovascular workouts, at the appropriate intensities when you are first starting out. It is also impor- tant that you workout at a variety of intensities after you have built a fitness base. Research in recent years has indicated that one of the best ways to monitor your cardiovascular intensity is to pay close attention to how you are feeling when you workout.

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    These Zones can be translated into target heart rate numbers if your home fitness product has a grip or telemetric shown the best way to do this is not to establish heart rate numbers based upon age, but rather based upon how you feel. The following chart will allow you to log your heart rate numbers based upon how you feel when working out.

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    BEATING THE DROPOUT The Surgeon General's Report on Physical Activity and Health summarizes a few main points: Regular physical activity offers substantial improvements and well-being for a majority of Americans. If you exercise regularly, you'll reduce your risk of heart attack, cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure, osteoporosis common cold.

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    your workout so that you keep your interest high and your boredom low. The bottom line is you must be creative and innovative to keep up your fitness pro- gram. With some imagination and planning, it is easy to do. Exercise is one of life's joys.

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    Total...

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    All Schvvinn ® exercise products in materials and workmanship, of purchase will be required. Any product sold or placed in an application Nautilus, Inc, ("Nautilus") will void any warranty coverage set forth by Schwinn ® Fitness warranty policies and procedures, TiME PERIOD...

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    iMPORTANT CONTACT If you need assistance, please have both the serial number of your machine and the date of purchase available when you contact the appropriate Nautilus office listed below. For technical assistance and a list of distributors in your area, please call or fax one of the following numbers.

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